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Malaysia Imperils Forest Reserves and Sea Turtle Nesting Ground for Industrial Site
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, animals, world, overdevelopment, wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Plans for an industrial site threaten one of Malaysia's only marine turtle nesting beaches and a forest home to rare trees and mammals, according to local activists
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell LG Electronics---Help Protect the Palisades!
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, overdevelopment, corporate greed, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, conservation, water, protection, nature, green )

Cal
- 40 days ago - change.org
The Palisades is a scenic wonder, all the more so because it is directly across the Hudson River from New York City. Now LG Electronics plans to build an office tower that will break through the treeline and spoil views of the Palisades forever.
ACTIVISM: Protect Our Sacred Water!
Environment  (tags: mining companies, BlackHIlls, indigenous rights, sacred landds, overdevelopment, water, resources, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, humans, government, energy )

Cal
- 45 days ago - theecologist.org
The curse of Uranium has fallen once again on the Black Hills of South Dakota, ancestral home to the Lakota Indians - now fighting a massive mining project that threatens land, rivers and groundwater
First Nations Exult as Canadian Government Rejects Taseko's New Prosperity Mine
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, First Naitons, Canada, indigenouspeoples righsts, sacred lands, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, GoodNews, government, protection, politics, world, ecosystems )

Cal
- 49 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
First Nations across Canada on February 27 were lauding the federal government's final rejection of a mining proposal that would have destroyed Tsilhquot'in sacred lands and caused untold environmental damage.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA: Our BC Parks and Protected Areas Are at Risk
Environment  (tags: world, protection, environment, ecosystems, parks, overdevelopment, conservation, wildlife, politics, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals )

Cal
- 50 days ago - wildsight.ca
Please keep BC's parks for nature, not industrial activity. Any changes to the parks system should only be considered after thorough consultation with British Columbians
China's Looming Water Crisis
Environment  (tags: world, water, China, overdevelopment, water shortage, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government )

Cal
- 51 days ago - theecologist.org
One unintended consequence of China's spectacular economic growth is a growing water shortage
Uprising Against Illegal Mining in Indonesia Pits Villagers Against Miners, Police
Environment  (tags: politics, environment, destruction, world, mining projects, overdevelopment, local economies, indigenous rights, conservation, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 56 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The villagers are protesting plans to mine the island under a concession permit issued to the Chinese-owned MMP by the local government in violation of Indonesian law.
High-Living Frogs Hurt By Remote Oil Roads in the Amazon
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, energy, ecosystems, oil roads, overdevelopment, destruction, world, wildlife, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 93 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Often touted as low-impact, remote oil roads in the Amazon are, in fact, having a large impact on frogs living in flowers in the upper canopy,
UK: Ancient Woodland 'Could Be Bulldozed for Housing', Suggests Owen Paterson
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, forests, destruction, overdevelopment, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 102 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Owen Paterson, the Environment Secretary, risks backlash with suggestion that developers could be allowed to build on centuries-old forests if they plant 100 times as many new trees elsewhere
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Chesapeake Bay From Polluted Runoff
Environment  (tags: runoff, pollution, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, protection, humans, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 111 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
As additional houses, roads, and shopping centers are built, more of this pollution is funneled through gutters and storm drains. This pollutes the rivers and streams that feed the Chesapeake Bay and causes flooding, underwater dead zones, beach closures
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Sea Turtles From Hotel Development
Environment  (tags: animals, endangered, TURTLES, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, politics, oceans, world, green )

Cal
- 125 days ago - forcechange.com
Backed by tropical forest and bordered by the Pacific Ocean, the still relatively pristine Matapalo Beach is home to over 200 nesting sites of the green and black species of sea turtles. All 200 of those nesting sites face a real threat from RIU Hotels, a
How Big Corn Is Killing the Earth
Environment  (tags: ethanol, air pollution, overdevelopment, politics, pollution, energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 152 days ago - takepart.com
Production of corn-based ethanol, touted as a 'cleaner and greener' energy source, is destroying prairie lands and cutting into our food supply.
Critically Endangered Jamaican Iguana Imperiled By Port Development
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, overdevelopment, habitat loss, world, wildlife, protection, humans, government, ecosystems, destruction, environment, animals, conservation )

Cal
- 158 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A new plan to build a massive port in the iguana's habitat could push the species back to the edge of extinction.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Artesa Vineyards & Winery: Don't Destroy Redwood Forest for Vineyards
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, overdevelopment, destruciton of wetlands, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, conservation, humans, green, government, politics, trees, forests )

Cal
- 165 days ago - change.org
Artesa Winery's planned vineyard development is the only project in California proposing deforestation of coastal redwoods. Allowing this would set a precedent for other vineyard developers to destroy redwood forests in California.
Argentina Blindly Exploiting Groundwater, Scientists Warn
Environment  (tags: water, water use, overdevelopment, natural resources, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, humans, nature )

Cal
- 186 days ago - ipsnews.net
Half of Argentina is supplied with water by invisible underground aquifers, which are crucial in the country's arid and semi-arid regions, experts say. But Tierramérica discovered that nobody - not even the government - has any accurate scientific data on
 

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